Executive Chef 4

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Sodexo is seeking a Executive Chef 4 for Erlanger Main in Chattanooga, TN. Erlanger Baroness Hospital, is a 688 bed tertiary referral hospital and Level 1 Trauma Center serving a region of East Tennessee, North Georgia, North Alabama and western North Carolina.


The Executive Chef will support (3) Executive Chef 2's and (1) Executive Chef 1 and be responsible for all back of the house operations in retail, catering and patient services.  This position will support all 4 locations in the Erlanger Health System, the largest being Erlanger Baroness.


If you have a strong culinary background and are experienced delivering consistent high quality food, you are encouraged to apply now! 


**Typical Schedule: Monday-Friday**


The successful candidate will:

  • have oversight of daily food operations and deliver a high-quality product;
  • has culinary production experience and a strong background in safety and sanitation compliance;
  • has the ability to manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and a passion for a high level of customer service;
  • can demonstrate the ability to prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed; and
  • can demonstrate working knowledge of Sodexo Food Management Systems (FMS) and Market Connections (MSC), and is proficient in computer skills and report management experience.

Learn more about Erlanger Medical Center at https://www.erlanger.org


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Position Summary

Directs daily operations of food production, including menu planning, purchasing, ordering, inventory food preparation, post meal analysis and record keeping. Ensure employees have appropriate equipment, inventory, and resources to perform their jobs and meet goals and deadlines.

Establishes operating standards, implements and maintains Sodexo and branded concepts standards, creates quality improvements and communicates them to employees.

Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local regulations as well as Sodexo/client policies and procedures (e.g. HACCP, quality assurance, safety, operations, personnel, SoSafe and EcoSure).

Trains other chefs/staff on culinary skills through day to day trainings as well the use of Culinary Foundations trainings and standards, and serves as technical expert.

Maintains and develops client relationships and client satisfaction for all aspects of food production to ensure account retention.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 5 years

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years


Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


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